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Ministry of Education outlines the importance of in-person schooling

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education Chandler Hyacinth has outlined the importance of in- person schooling for the wellbeing of students.

While some have expressed concern about students’ return to school during the COVID-19 global health crisis, Hyacinth says studies show that students are affected by school closure, especially those from low income families.

Hyacinth says school also protects children from abuse, with evidence to prove that cases increase when children are away from school.

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